The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 50 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 30 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.87% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 330 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.48% 65.74% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 178 192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 20
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% -25.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -8 9 £438 -4.89%
South Wales - 7 £350 -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (73.91%) MongoDB
4 33 (71.74%) Jenkins
5 32 (69.57%) Open Source
6 31 (67.39%) Configuration Management
7 28 (60.87%) Web Services
8 27 (58.70%) Java
9 26 (56.52%) TDD
9 26 (56.52%) Scrum
10 25 (54.35%) SOAP
10 25 (54.35%) Spring
11 20 (43.48%) Pair Programming
11 20 (43.48%) Subversion
11 20 (43.48%) JIRA
11 20 (43.48%) Confluence
11 20 (43.48%) Hudson
11 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
12 19 (41.30%) J2EE
12 19 (41.30%) XML
12 19 (41.30%) XSLT
12 19 (41.30%) Linux
12 19 (41.30%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (41.30%) OO
12 19 (41.30%) RUP
12 19 (41.30%) DSDM
12 19 (41.30%) IBM
12 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
12 19 (41.30%) FileNet
12 19 (41.30%) Apache Cassandra

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (43.48%) Confluence
2 19 (41.30%) FileNet
3 4 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.52%) nginx
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) IaaS
2 7 (15.22%) SaaS
3 6 (13.04%) GitHub
4 5 (10.87%) PaaS
5 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
1 6 (13.04%) AMQP
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) IPv4
3 1 (2.17%) IPv6
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) OSPF
3 1 (2.17%) BGP
3 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) MongoDB
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 19 (41.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (41.30%) NoSQL
4 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
6 6 (13.04%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (71.74%) Jenkins
2 20 (43.48%) Hudson
2 20 (43.48%) Subversion
2 20 (43.48%) JIRA
3 19 (41.30%) Maven
4 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.52%) RSpec
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) Web Services
2 25 (54.35%) SOAP
2 25 (54.35%) Spring
3 19 (41.30%) JSF
3 19 (41.30%) Hibernate
3 19 (41.30%) XML
3 19 (41.30%) XSLT
3 19 (41.30%) J2EE
3 19 (41.30%) AngularJS
3 19 (41.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (15.22%) REST
4 7 (15.22%) JSON
5 6 (13.04%) Spring MVC
5 6 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.70%) Memcached
6 4 (8.70%) Software Packaging
7 2 (4.35%) LAMP
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) HTML
8 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (69.57%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 9 (19.57%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) CentOS
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (67.39%) Configuration Management
4 26 (56.52%) TDD
4 26 (56.52%) Scrum
5 20 (43.48%) Pair Programming
6 19 (41.30%) OOA/OOD
6 19 (41.30%) OO
6 19 (41.30%) RUP
6 19 (41.30%) DSDM
6 19 (41.30%) Release Management
7 11 (23.91%) SOA
8 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.04%) MVC
10 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.35%) MapReduce
11 2 (4.35%) Analytics
12 1 (2.17%) User Stories
12 1 (2.17%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) Ruby
3 9 (19.57%) Python
4 7 (15.22%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Samba
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Postfix
1 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) Puppet
2 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.39%) Ansible
4 4 (8.70%) StatsD
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) IBM
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
1 19 (41.30%) Twitter
2 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Percona
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix